Reports coming out of Argentina have indicated that something exciting is about to happen in Rosario next year. Something to adore for Barcelona fans as the 5 times Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is getting married. Antonella Roccuzzo Lionel Messi marriage will be in summers of 2017.
The Argentine Radio Metro was the first one to report regarding the ceremony. Later the Spanish media company EFE confirmed the report. No date is decided yet. Although the ceremony will take place in Rosario, Argentina during the summer breaks of 2017. And the exact dates will depend on FC Barcelona’s summer tour schedule.
Lionel Messi and his partner Antonella know each other since their childhood. The also lived in the same neighborhood in Rosario and Antonella was the cousin of Messi’s friends. He saw her first time when he was playing a video game in his friend’s house. Antonella lived upstairs and came down ask them if they wanted something. Messi fell in love with her instantly and couldn’t get her eyes off. Moreover, Anto used to visit the park on the weekends where Messi used to play football as a kid.
Messi liked her at that time and the 2 became good friends. But at the age of 12, Messi went to Spain to live in La Masia to make his way to the football world. After Messi made a place in the starting XI of Barcelona, he proposed his childhood love. In 2008, he officially announced his relationship with Antonella Roccuzzo.
Messi and Antonella are Catholics. But they are living together in Barcelona without getting married. They had their first child in November 2012 and named him Thiago. Thiago Messi is a cute and adorable child. The couple had their second child in September 2016. His name is Mateo Messi. The marriage in summers of 2017 will complete Lionel Messi’s family.